The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
UK
Rank 555 665 634
Rank change year-on-year
+110 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 295 265 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 213 237 265
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £57,500 £58,275
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +100 280 £78,750 -1.56% 24
London +44 118 £82,500 -2.94% 11
South East +39 37 £80,000 +6.66% 5
East of England +42 33 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Yorkshire +30 28 £78,750 -34.37%
Hertfordshire +22 26 £80,000 +39.13%
West Yorkshire +30 24 £82,500 -31.25%
West Midlands +25 22 £68,500 +24.54% 2
East Midlands +20 14 £85,000 +25.92%
Hampshire +21 13 £85,000 -5.55% 1
North West -6 13 £57,000 -28.75% 1
City of London +11 11 £90,000 +5.88% 2
Northamptonshire - 11 £90,000 -
South West - 11 £77,500 - 2
Bristol - 11 £77,500 - 1
Scotland +33 10 £72,500 +5.83%
Manchester -20 10 £57,000 -28.75%
Berkshire +17 9 £72,500 -3.33%
Northampton - 9 £90,000 -
Birmingham - 9 £77,500 - 1
Surrey +42 8 - - 1
Bradford +9 8 £82,500 +26.92%
Egham - 8 - -
Telford +1 6 £71,000 +12.15%
Shropshire -5 6 £71,000 +12.15%
Edinburgh +13 5 £57,500 -25.80%
Glasgow - 5 £72,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £80,000 - 2
Coventry +13 4 £59,000 +18.00%
Luton - 4 £80,000 - 2

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 169 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (25.50%) Finance
3 140 (23.49%) Java
4 131 (21.98%) Oracle
5 113 (18.96%) TOGAF
6 103 (17.28%) SQL
7 97 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 84 (14.09%) SOA
8 84 (14.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 74 (12.42%) SQL Server
10 70 (11.74%) Retail
11 68 (11.41%) Degree
12 66 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (10.40%) Mentoring
14 60 (10.07%) Middleware
14 60 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (9.56%) C#
15 57 (9.56%) Microservices
16 55 (9.23%) Presales
17 54 (9.06%) .NET
17 54 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (9.06%) Microsoft
18 53 (8.89%) Linux
18 53 (8.89%) Data Centre
18 53 (8.89%) Analytics
19 52 (8.72%) HTML
19 52 (8.72%) Web Services
20 51 (8.56%) Risk Management
20 51 (8.56%) Banking
21 50 (8.39%) VMware

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (8.39%) Apache
2 30 (5.03%) IIS
3 29 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 29 (4.87%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.86%) Apache Spark
4 23 (3.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 21 (3.52%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (2.85%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.18%) Apache Pig
8 12 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.01%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.85%) Documentum
10 10 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (1.51%) CMS
11 9 (1.51%) LiveLink
12 8 (1.34%) NetWeaver
12 8 (1.34%) SAP Portal
13 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (0.67%) MS Office
4 2 (0.34%) Gephi
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (4.36%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (2.52%) SAP CRM
3 13 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.50%) RMDS
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.19%) SaaS
4 17 (2.85%) PaaS
5 14 (2.35%) IaaS
6 7 (1.17%) Data Lake Analytics
7 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.84%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Heroku
9 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) Boomi
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.71%) WAN
2 37 (6.21%) LAN
3 29 (4.87%) HTTP
4 28 (4.70%) SAN
5 21 (3.52%) FCoE
5 21 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (3.52%) Multicast
5 21 (3.52%) NAS
6 20 (3.36%) Internet
6 20 (3.36%) iSCSI
7 12 (2.01%) VPN
8 11 (1.85%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.17%) DNS
9 7 (1.17%) Firewall
9 7 (1.17%) Network Security
10 5 (0.84%) Broadband
10 5 (0.84%) DHCP
10 5 (0.84%) LTE
10 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (8.22%) Big Data
4 36 (6.04%) Hadoop
5 24 (4.03%) NoSQL
5 24 (4.03%) OLAP
6 22 (3.69%) DB2
6 22 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 22 (3.69%) OLTP
6 22 (3.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 22 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.19%) Apache Hive
8 18 (3.02%) MySQL
8 18 (3.02%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.85%) HDInsight
9 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.68%) Data Mart
10 10 (1.68%) SAP BW
10 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.17%) Selenium
3 6 (1.01%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.84%) Maven
5 4 (0.67%) Hudson
5 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.67%) Spock
6 3 (0.50%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.34%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.34%) webpack
8 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.17%) JIRA
8 1 (0.17%) Mocha
8 1 (0.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 152 (25.50%) Finance
2 70 (11.74%) Retail
3 51 (8.56%) Banking
4 47 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.36%) Legal
6 17 (2.85%) Marketing
7 13 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.51%) Military
9 8 (1.34%) Advertising
9 8 (1.34%) Electronics
10 7 (1.17%) Games
11 5 (0.84%) Law
12 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.07%) Middleware
2 54 (9.06%) .NET
3 52 (8.72%) HTML
3 52 (8.72%) Web Services
4 44 (7.38%) CSS
5 36 (6.04%) HTML5
6 33 (5.54%) REST
7 31 (5.20%) AngularJS
7 31 (5.20%) Spring
8 23 (3.86%) Hibernate
9 22 (3.69%) ASP.NET
10 20 (3.36%) jQuery
10 20 (3.36%) Node.js
11 19 (3.19%) CSS3
12 16 (2.68%) SOAP
12 16 (2.68%) XML
13 15 (2.52%) .NET Framework
14 13 (2.18%) J2EE
15 12 (2.01%) JSON
16 11 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 40 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 37 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.36%) Visualisation
5 21 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.36%) Mathematics
6 20 (3.36%) Physics
6 20 (3.36%) User Experience
7 19 (3.19%) Data Integration
8 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.51%) PKI
9 9 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.01%) Fintech
11 5 (0.84%) Derivative
11 5 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Online Banking
11 5 (0.84%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.84%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.89%) Linux
2 48 (8.05%) Windows
3 24 (4.03%) Unix
4 21 (3.52%) Solaris
5 13 (2.18%) Android
6 10 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.01%) CentOS
8 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.96%) TOGAF
3 84 (14.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 84 (14.09%) SOA
4 66 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (10.40%) Mentoring
6 57 (9.56%) Microservices
7 55 (9.23%) Presales
8 54 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (8.89%) Analytics
10 51 (8.56%) Risk Management
11 46 (7.72%) Scrum
12 43 (7.21%) Zachman Framework
13 40 (6.71%) DevOps
13 40 (6.71%) E-Commerce
14 39 (6.54%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 38 (6.38%) Data Management
15 38 (6.38%) ETL
16 37 (6.21%) CRM
17 36 (6.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.49%) Java
2 103 (17.28%) SQL
3 97 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 57 (9.56%) C#
5 38 (6.38%) Scala
6 29 (4.87%) C++
7 18 (3.02%) Python
8 16 (2.68%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.52%) C
10 14 (2.35%) Groovy
11 13 (2.18%) Ruby
11 13 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 7 (1.17%) PHP
14 5 (0.84%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.67%) Perl
15 4 (0.67%) PHP 5
15 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (11.41%) Degree
2 32 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.18%) CCIE
6 13 (2.18%) MCSE
7 12 (2.01%) ISEB
8 11 (1.85%) CCNP
8 11 (1.85%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.34%) CITP
9 8 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.84%) CISSP
11 4 (0.67%) CCDP
11 4 (0.67%) CCNA
11 4 (0.67%) CISM
11 4 (0.67%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.69%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.67%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.03%) Hyper-V
3 23 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (3.52%) KVM
4 21 (3.52%) NFS
4 21 (3.52%) SRDF
5 20 (3.36%) Xen
6 17 (2.85%) Docker
7 4 (0.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.67%) HDFS
7 4 (0.67%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.68%) Ansible
2 6 (1.01%) Puppet
3 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.50%) Nagios
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
6 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 131 (21.98%) Oracle
2 54 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 50 (8.39%) VMware
4 49 (8.22%) Cisco
5 43 (7.21%) SAP
6 30 (5.03%) IBM
7 25 (4.19%) EMC
8 21 (3.52%) Intel
8 21 (3.52%) NetApp
9 20 (3.36%) RedPrairie
10 13 (2.18%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.68%) Citrix
12 9 (1.51%) Juniper
12 9 (1.51%) OpenText
12 9 (1.51%) Remedy
13 8 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.17%) ATG
14 7 (1.17%) TIBCO
15 6 (1.01%) MuleSoft
15 6 (1.01%) Retek
Antrim, County Antrim
Axiom Software Solutions Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sussex
Bentley Whitaker Search & Selection
Salary: bonus, Pension, Health etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85 000 - £95 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 - £94000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fisher King associates
Salary: £ Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Healthcare, Expenses
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £75,000 - £115,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Southend, Essex
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £50-65K plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago